How can I read dry
and boring texts faster and easier?
Will I see an immediate improvement in my
reading speed and comprehension?
How much practice is involved?
Where will this program take place?
What if I don't have
time to take this program?
What do I need to
bring to class?
What does it cost?
Do you offer scholarships?
How do I get
a program set up at my school?
What is the very first thing you do when
you have a reading assignment in a school
textbook? Do you count the number of pages
to read…then silently grumble about the
teacher who assigned all those pages? Do
you look to see how many pictures and graphs
are in the chapter, because that means fewer
words on a page?
If so, you have already made academic reading
more difficult because you are approaching
the assignment as a chore - something to
get out of the way. This is called
passive reading and it always leads to daydreaming,
re-reading, and what we call "page amnesia"
(reading an entire page then instantly forgetting
what you just read). As you already know,
passive reading is not efficient or effective.
In this program, we will show you how to
efficiently and effectively read complex
(and boring) academic material through a
variety of flexible techniques that conform
preferred thinking style.
By the end of this program you will be able
Read faster with better comprehension, retention
Improve your concentration while reading
(avoid daydreaming & re-reading)
Take concise and useful notes while reading
Find the type of information that will be
on tests (even if the teacher doesn't tell
Shorten overall amount of time required
to complete a reading assignment
Read all types of information with critical
Quickly and accurately find key information
in all types of materials
To ensure you
benefit immediately, we will show you (during
the class sessions) how to apply our strategies
in your current textbooks. That’s
right, you will actually be getting homework
done during this program. Equally important,
if you apply the strategies correctly (with
our help) you will definitely improve your
reading speed and comprehension before you
finish our program.
See Reading Scores From Past Students
is not a "give me some handouts and
I'm out of here" course. You will practice
the primary reading technique for 10
minutes of each class session. The remainder
of each session will involve hands-on
activities that will improve your reading
and thinking skills - which includes
NOTE: Though it's not required, many
students have continued to practice
the techniques outside the classroom
and have achieved extraordinary results
in a short period of time.
All class sessions will take place at
your school, and can be scheduled to
coincide with your normal course times.
Class size for each session will be
limited to 10, but several sessions
will be offered throughout the day and
evening to accommodate your individual
Typically, the 10-hour program will
run for two weeks with 50 to 60 minute
sessions meeting every day (Monday through
of this schedule are possible based
on student interest.
that you have a full schedule while
in school, so we have structured this
program to meet your particular needs.
For an example, visit our page called
Asked Questions by Students".
You should bring only your current homework
assignments since you will be applying
the reading strategies directly to these
At the start
of the program you
will receive a TL Student Workbook which
All the reading strategies
Step-by-step guidelines for implementing
for time management & organization
dividers for easy reference
If you belong to a fraternity, sorority,
athletic team, school club or organization,
every 10 paid enrollments we provide
one full scholarship (1 free enrollment)
or 2 partial scholarships (2 half-price
enrollments). Typically, your school
will decide which students receive the
scholarships (based on financial need).
If you don't qualify for a scholarship,
you can still receive a free enrollment
by posting seminar flyers around your
school's campus - see
If You Are a School Administrator...
...contact us at (800) 692-1727 or
to discuss when, where, and how "Target
Reading for Students" can be presented
to your students. Once the program dates
are confirmed we will make online and
print registration forms available to
anyone interested in enrolling.
For detailed information on how our
learning programs operate, please visit
You can also request this program through
If You Are
...and would like us to offer "Target
Reading for Students" at your school,
you can complete our
Form (we will not give or
sell your information to anyone else).
If we receive enough interest at your
school, we will contact your school
administration and attempt to arrange
program dates based on the preferences
listed by you and others at your school.
We do need a minimum of 20 paid registrations
to run this program, so if you have
friends and classmates who are interested
in this program, we recommend they also
complete the request form.
Or, if you
prefer, you can directly contact one
of your school administrators (i.e.
Dean of Students, Head of School, Academic
Advisor, etc.) and have them contact
us - or send them to
To increase the chances of this program
running at your school, and possibly
receive a free enrollment, you should
If You're a Member
of a School-Affiliated Entity
sorority, club, athletic team, etc.)...
...and would like us to offer "Target
Reading for Students" for your group
(or combination of school groups) we
offer special rates which include a
customization of the program based on
your group's needs (see
Page). Since your group
would provide the classroom or meeting
space, we could set up a program based
on your preferred dates and times.